Paul and Jimmy’s 123 E 18th St (between Park Ave South & 3rd Ave)
Sunday, June 9th 5:30 PM optional drinks 6:30 PM dinner $76 includes 3 courses, glass of wine or soft drink coffee or tea, tax & tip
$76 early payment price applies through June 8th because of lateness of newsletter but please RSVP by June 5
+$10 supplement for non-members and guests
For 69 years this “red sauce ristorante” has filled the bellies of New York’s governors, mayors and celebrities from musicians to actors to sports stars. According to Zagat, “they know what they’re doing at this family owned Gramercy Italian, supplying solid, old school staples.” A true immigrant success story, Cosmo Azzollini started waiting tables here in the 1950s, borrowed money to purchase the restaurant, and eventually handed it on to his son and current owner Lois Azzollini, whose son Gregg is the executive chef. Chef Azzollini started his restaurant experience as a child working next to his father and grandfather, studied at the Institute of Culinary Education, and worked with Mario Batali at Lupa Osteria before moving to Tuscany to focus on the finer points of traditional Italian cuisine at Ristorante Tonino. Paul & Jimmy’s was awarded “Five Star Diamond Restaurant Award” by American Academy of Hospitality. Our menu starts with a choice of minestrone (fresh vegetable soup), insalata mista (mixed greens, roasted peppers & tomatoes with olive oil & vinegar), vongole arreganate (baked clams with seasoned bread crumbs), peperoni rossi arrostiti con mozzarella (roasted red peppers & mozzarella), or melanzane rollatini (rolled eggplant stuffed with ricotta & mozzarella). Entrees include a choice of salmone alla griglia (broiled salmon), vermicelli con gamberi (thin spaghetti with shrimp in marinara sauce, orechiette baresi (hat-shaped pasta with sausage, peas, mushrooms & sun-dried tomatoes), spiedini alla siciliana (veal stuffed with provolone & prosciutto in garlic, lemon & white wine), petto di pollo francese (chicken breast sautéed with prosciutto, lemon, white wine & butter). For dessert, we choose from tiramisu, cannoli, spumoni (vanilla, chocolate & pistacchio ice cream), tortoni (vanilla ice cream topped with crushed almonds), or melon (in season).
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